Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe - High Protein Masoor Dal Recipe

The Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe is simple quick and easy Masoor Dal recipe that you can serve along with Kachumber Salad, Palak Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal.

Archana Doshi
Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe - High Protein Masoor Dal Recipe
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Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe is a simple recipe made in a pressure cooker with the most basic ingredients. The masoor dal is soaked for a couple of hour and then pressure cooked along with the ginger garlic onions and simple masalas and given a hing and red chilli tadka.

Did you know, that Whole Masoor (Red Lentils) is rich in fiber and protein and is great for people are suffering from cholesterol, diabetes and also people who are looking to lose weight. Masoor dal is a very important part of vegetarian diet and is powerhouse of protein and rich in vitamin B1 and folic acid.

Serve Tadkewali Masoor Dal along with Kachumber Salad, Palak Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as

  1. Panchmel Dal Recipe
  2. Gujarati Dal Recipe
  3. Urad Ki Sukhi Dal Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 cup Masoor Dal (Whole)
  • 2-1/2 cups Water
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, chopped
  • For Tadka
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder

How to make Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe - High Protein Masoor Dal Recipe

  1. To begin making the Tadkewali Masoor Dal recipe, wash masoor dal well and soak for 3 to 4 hours. 

  2. Heat ghee in the pressure cooker over medium heat. Add the asafoetida into the ghee, along with it add the ginger, garlic, onion and saute until the onions soften a bit.

  3. Once the onions soften, add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder. Stir for a few seconds and add the soaked masoor dal, salt to taste along with 2-1/2 cups of water. 

  4. Cover the pressure cooker and cook for 3 to 4 whistles. After 3 to 4 whistles, turn the heat to low and simmer for another 5 minutes and then turn off the heat.

  5. Allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  6. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and stir in the coriander leaves. Check the salt and spices and adjust to taste accordingly. Transfer the Masoor Dal to a serving bowl.

  7. For the tadka, heat ghee in a pan over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and red chilli powder. Stir for a few seconds and pour the tadka over the Masoor Dal.

  8. Serve Tadkewali Masoor Dal along with Kachumber SaladPalak Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal.

Note :

  • If you do not have masoor dal, you can use any lentil you have.
  • Instead of garam masala powder, you can use any other Indian masala powder like curry powder, Kitchen King masala powder etc.
  • Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:29
     
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